Daniel Magagnosc


Phone Number: 215-895-5918
Email: dmagag@seas.upenn.edu
Office: 219 LRSM

Co-Advised by Dr. Daniel Gianola


Ph.D.: Materials Science & Engineering,  University of Pennsylvania (Expected 2016)

B.Sc.: Materials Science & Engeinnering, The Pennsylvania State University (2010)


Research Interests

Nanoscale mechanical properties.

I am particularly interested in investigating mechanical properties of materials at the nanoscale via in situ testing in electron microscopes. I am primarily investigating the mechanics of deformation in bulk metallic glass.




  • “Effects of pre- and post-growth annealing on the structure of epitaxial silicon nanowires fabricated by vapor-liquid-solid growth,” D. Magagnosc, S. Eichfeld, and J. Redwing, 14th Biennial Workshop on Organometallic Vapor Phase Epitaxy, 11 August 2009.
  • “Patterned Metal Thin Films for Controlled Carbon Nanotube Growth,” Daniel Magagnosc and Barbara M. Nichols, GOMACTech 24 March 2011.


  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • EMSAGE Laureate
  • George W. Brindley Award in Nonmetallic Crystal Chemistry
  • Guy and Rae Ridone Award for Academic Excellence